good entertainment choices
that many Christians are living defeated lives because they make
poor entertainment choices.
To me, this one is
a no-brainer — If you want to serve God and live a holy
life you don’t watch ungodly programs and movies.
Here are four things
that a steady diet of Hollywood can do:
It can discolor one’s view of society and morality. Christian
young people become susceptible to sexual temptation. Wallowing
in filth is not a beneficial pastime for Christians. How can one
feast on filth on Saturday, then dine at the Lord’s table
on Sunday without a twinge of conscience?
the conscience. Imbibe enough Hollywood immorality and
even one’s conscience can become numb (see 1 Timothy 4:2).
This leads to lower standards and a desire to be as close to the
world as possible and still be a Christian, rather than being
as far from it as possible.
spirit. Christians are called upon to feed on good things
(Philippians 4:8). If we feed on trash, how can we fulfill Philippians
2:5? — “Let this mind be in you, which was also in
Christ Jesus” (KJV).
Christians shouldn’t support an empire so clearly in Satan’s
control. It’s time to quit putting God’s money in
the devil’s cash register and Satan’s thoughts in
the minds of those who follow Jesus.
A good practice is
to imagine Jesus sitting next to you. Would He approve? Would
you wince when His holy name was profaned in His presence? I have
news for you: He is there with you.
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